Beith Aharon [index to Biblical passages explained in Talmudic, Midrashic and later Rabbinic literature]

AUCTION 28 | Tuesday, April 05th, 2005 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: The Library of the late Professor Abraham J. Karp.

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AARON BEN SAMUEL

Beith Aharon [index to Biblical passages explained in Talmudic, Midrashic and later Rabbinic literature]

FIRST EDITION. Title has vignettes of Aaron the Priest and Samuel the Prophet ( an allusion to the author's name). The woodcuts are done in the manner of folk art and signed “F Z.” Divisional titles for Torah, Nevi'im, Kethuvim. ff. 2, 2, 178. (f. 86 duplicated). Browned throughout. Recent calf-backed boards, spine distressed. Folio Vinograd, Frankfurt on the Oder 41

Frankfurt on the Oder: Johann Christoph Beckmann 1690

Est: $200 - $300
PRICE REALIZED $200
The author viewed his work as a continuation of the earlier work, Toldoth Aharon, by Aaron of Pesaro. Whereas Toldoth Aharon provided only Talmudic references, in Beith Aharon the scope was broadened to include Midrashic and Kabbalistic literature as well.